Fieldiana series has been published as Anthropological Series by Field Columbian Museum (1895-1909) and Field Museum of Natural History (1909-1943), and as Fieldiana: Anthropology by Chicago Natural History Museum (1945-1966) and Field Museum of Natural History (1966-) Topic: Eskimos -- Alaska Nushagak River Bibliography
A firsthand description of pottery making by the Kangigmiut of inner Kotzebue Sound, and the manufacture by an informant of a dentate-row pottery baton, serve as a point of departure for examining ethnographic and archaeological data related to the manufacture of pottery in the region during the historic period. The use of modeling clay impressions of marked sherds from historic sites makes possible a detailed discussion and reassessment of marking during a period when the ancient technology of... Topics: Eskimos -- Alaska Kotzebue Sound Pottery, Ethnology -- Alaska Kotzebue Sound, Keramiek
byVanStone, James W; Field Museum of Natural History
During 1939-1940 Margaret Lantis lived for a year on Nunivak Island off the coast of west-central Alaska. Although the major purpose of her research was to record social organization, religion, and folklore, she also took extensive notes on technology and material culture. Lantis has published extensively on various aspects of Nunivaarmiut social culture but a projected study of material culture was never completed. The present account is based primarily on Lantis's field notes on Nunivaarmiut... Topics: Eskimos -- Alaska Nunivak Island Material culture, Indians of North America -- Alaska Material...